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Lesley Lokko’s most recent novel, One Secret Summer, has just been released in paperback and her next, A Private Affair, is due out this summer. After spending seven years training to be an architect, she promptly threw in the towel and began writing fiction instead. Lesley now splits her time between London, Accra and Johannesburg, with the odd winter spent writing in cottage just outside Edinburgh. Her Scottish friends think she’s mad.

If you like Lesley Lokko you might also like to read books by Joanna Rees, Tasmina Perry and Judith Krantz.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Lesley Lokko

In Love and War by Lesley Lokko
In Love and War
Lesley Lokko
Fans of Lesley will notice a slight change of direction with this, her latest novel. It is bigger, more ambitious than her norm. Leaping backwards and forwards in time as it follows different characters, it centres on the Middle East...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/06/2014
An Absolute Deception by Lesley Lokko
An Absolute Deception
Lesley Lokko
April 2013 Book of the Month. Glamour, fashion, power, hidden secrets from the past… it’s all here in this 7th exciting and engaging family drama from architect turned author Lesley Lokko -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2013
An Absolute Deception by Lesley Lokko
An Absolute Deception
Lesley Lokko
June 2012 eBook of the Month. Glamour, fashion, power, hidden secrets from the past… it’s all here in this 7th exciting and engaging family drama from architect turned author Lesley Lokko.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2012
A Private Affair by Lesley Lokko
A Private Affair
Lesley Lokko
A Private Affair is the new spellbinding tale of love and friendship, glamour and guilt, secrets and deceit from bestselling author Lesley Lokko.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012
A Private Affair by Lesley Lokko
A Private Affair
Lesley Lokko
A Private Affair is the new spellbinding tale of love and friendship, glamour and guilt, secrets and deceit from bestselling author Lesley Lokko.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2011
Sundowners by Lesley Lokko
Sundowners
Lesley Lokko
Dubbed a ‘brainy blockbuster’ by the publishers this is a good meaty yarn about four friends from 1981 onwards. It’s got all the right ingredients – glamour, intrigue, heartache, loss and tragedy - you name it and it’s got it....
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2011
One Secret Summer by Lesley Lokko
One Secret Summer
Lesley Lokko
April 2011 Book of the Month. A thoroughly enjoyable, indulgent and escapist read. A ‘seemingly perfect’ family with three sons, nicknamed ‘the heavenly creatures’ whose lives are torn apart after a long...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2011
Rich Girl, Poor Girl by Lesley Lokko
Rich Girl, Poor Girl
Lesley Lokko
Shortlisted for the RNA People’s Choice Award 2010. Follow Nic, Caryn and Tory as their friendships are tested, their love lives get complicated and power, revenge and money all play their part in the this blockbuster of a book. Pure...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/02/2010
Bitter Chocolate by Lesley Lokko
Bitter Chocolate
Lesley Lokko
Three girls in search of a missing piece of their lives; three girls who will change their worlds to find it ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/12/2008
Saffron Skies by Lesley Lokko
Saffron Skies
Lesley Lokko
Half-sisters struggle not to repeat the mistake their mothers made, sharing the same man. This is the second novel from an author well worth trying if you enjoy blockbusters, Desperate Housewives and good old-fashioned story telling. This title is also...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2005

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